Speed is everywhere.
From the lanes we drive in to the keyboards we bash our fingers into, speed exists in countless and abundant ways.
But in sport, speed is much more than a measuring tool.
For in sport, speed serves as an equalizer. Something that allows athletes to counteract power and technique with quickness.
This is never more relevant than in mixed martial arts.
But exactly how important is speed in today's battle for in-cage supremacy?
Simply put, monumentally.
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The early reports of the UFC planning uniforms for it's fighters seem to have died down with little in the way of news or announcements, at least until now.
If Ronda Rousey is thinking about stepping away from the UFC in the near future, it sounds like she's just been given one more reason to stay. The UFC's women's bantamweight champion is their most "in demand" current star, and as such, it sounds like she'll be the face on the UFC's plans to create a fighter uniform. Adweek has the report, th read news >>
DUBLIN – Norman Parke lives just about an hour’s drive from Belfast in Northern Ireland, where the UFC held a single event seven years ago. Now he’d like it to return there.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
The same drive which makes fighters champions also keeps them from being less than enthused about rematches against opponents whom they've already defeated.
The most visible recent example is that of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who made it quite apparent that he wasn't thrilled to square off again with Alexander Gustafsson, a foe he vanquished just last September.
But no UFC champ has the rematch blues these days more than UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Johnson, who was read news >>
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At the intersection of Creepy Roommate Street and Pure Evil Drive, you have nefarious.
It's not a scenic intersection. It's not the kind of place where you want to pull the Town and Country over to the shoulder and just get out and stretch a spell, maybe take the camera out and maybe answer nature's call. Nothing doing, Jack. Nature doesn't exist out this way. At least it's not the nature you know, with your law-abiding ways and "treating people equitably" and whatever.
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The drive from West Los Angeles to Temecula, Calif. runs a little under two hours if you're lucky. All concrete and parks and faded stars peaking out through the smog, and if the Gods of West Coast Traffic smile down on your journey, that pesky brake pedal won't feel the loathsome stomp of your foot as you merge south onto the I-15.
Fortunately, on this night, Vladimir Matyushenko is as lucky as can be.
It's the last ride for MMA's most affable custodian. The end of a career that spanned three d read news >>
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Ricardo Lamas says he is ready for his long-awaited title shot against Jose Aldo and much of what makes him great he attributes to his one-time freedom fighter father. read news >>
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The UFC’s promotional machine goes into full drive the day after Christmas for next week’s UFC 168 event, and fans are invited to the usual pre-fight activities. UFC 168 takes place Dec. 28 and airs on pay-per-view from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. The (...) read news >>
The UFC on Saturday helped launch the new FOX Sports 1 network with UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen occupying the first prime time programming on the 24/7 sports network. It was a strong move in the TV ratings game. read news >>
Perhaps Tyrone Spong was a lumberjack in a previous life. read news >>
UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz will be Honorary Pace Car Driver at Phoenix International Raceway for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday. read news >>